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health week


Good Question!

Because the health status of males in most countries, including Australia, is generally poorer than that of females.


More males die at every stages through the life course, more males have accidents, more males take their own lives and more males suffer from lifestyle-related health conditions than females at the same age. Men are also, less frequent visitors to their doctors.


Men’s Health Week aims to heighten awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.


We are asking some of our local men what is important to them and how they stay happy and healthy.  

Frank Wilkie

Age 57

Deputy Mayor Noosa Shire,

former journalist and high school teacher.

Dan McNamara

Age 50+

Pomona Police Sergeant.

Rod Mulder (left) &

Colin Thompson (right)

Both Aged 70+ 

Deputy Treasurer & President

Men’s Shed Pomona

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Michael Robinson

Age 48

Pomona resident, Real Estate Agent

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Brian O'Connor

Age 65+ 

Pomona local and community advocate.

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David Buttenshaw

Age 65

Pomona resident and lover of life

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Andrew Flannagan

Age 56

Long time Cooran resident, lover of adventure and the outdoors

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Andy Pike

Age 50+

Cooran resident, Physiotherapist

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Geoff Bailue

Age 65 

Lions Club and Probus Club volunteer.

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Stephen Hilditch

Age 65+

Retired Pomona Businessman and community volunteer extraordinaire

In the Noosa Hinterland just 130Km North of Brisbane and 2Km off the Bruce Highway you will find our lovely village of Pomona.  It is just a 20 minute drive from Pomona to the beautiful Noosa River and beaches. Buses run between Cooran and Noosa and the timetable can be accessed using the Translink button below.  If travelling by car you will find us by using the Google Maps button below.

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1 Memorial Street, Pomona, QLD 4568

Tel. 07 5485 2427    Fax. 07 5485 1702

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